The Southern Commercial Convention.
Macon, Ga., Oct. 17.
--The Convention during their session last night passed the following resolutions:
A resolution recommending such an amendment to the sequestration law as to provide for the sequestration of property of such alien enemies as have sons in the Confederate
service, and for the benefit of such sons.
A resolution approving the plan of the Marine Battering Ram
, presented by Mr. J. R. Butts
, of Ga.
, and recommending the plan to the favorable consideration of the authorities of the Confederate States
, and also proposed that a subscription be opened in the Convention
to put the plan in immediate operation.
A resolution declaring the importance of opening railway communication with the coal and iron mines of North Carolina
A resolution declaring that return cargoes of our produce should be furnished to vessels bringing goods from foreign ports; but declaring that any accumulation of the stocks of our produce should not be allowed in any of our seaports.
A resolution recommending to the favorable consideration of the Postmaster General
the policy of establishing postal relations with European Governments as soon as possible.
After adopting some other comparatively unimportant resolutions, the Convention
adjourned at half-past 10 o'clock, to meet in Montgomery, Alabama
, on the first Monday in May, 1862.